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2020-2021 Catalog [Archived] 
2020-2021 Catalog [Archived] [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administration of Justice, AA

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Industry and Technology Division

The administration of justice program prepares students for a career in criminal justice. By completing the program requirements, students gain the ability to apply principles of the justice system, constitutional and procedural considerations affecting arrest, search and seizure, human relations, and concepts of criminal law as well as demonstrate proficiency in report writing and record keeping. Career options include police officer, corrections officer, homeland security, private security, and crime scene investigator.

The pre-employment student should secure a complete physical examination from a licensed physician, preferably one who specializes in examination for law enforcement agencies. The applicant failing a medical examination should consult with instructors before applying for employment with a police agency.

At least 50 percent of the courses required for the major must be completed at El Camino College.

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Total Units: 27-32

Preparation for the Administration of Justice Transfer Major

For information on specific university major requirements, please obtain a transfer curriculum guide sheet in the Counseling Services Center, consult with your counselor, or visit the Transfer Center. You may use the transfer major requirements to help you fulfill your associate degree requirements.

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